Komen Northwest NC Committees

Komen Northwest NC committees support all our efforts, from fundraising to education to grant-making. Below are descriptions of the current Committees. In order to be effective, volunteers are needed for all committees. Committees work with a staff liaison who, together, are responsible for developing, implementing and leading an annual plan for their area. For more information or to join a committee, please contact us at info@komennorthwestnc.org or 336-721-0037.  

Board Development – Board Committee

Responsible for interviewing and recommending new Directors for Susan G. Komen Northwest NC.  Oversee annual Board Orientation and leadership development training for the Board of Directors.

Faces of Breast Cancer

Survivors, Co-Survivors, or Pre-Vivors apply to represent their county for this program. These individuals have extremely compelling stories to tell and are ready to share. They inspire, educate, and provide an invaluable service serving as Ambassadors to connect Komen Northwest NC to their county.

Finance – Board Committee

Responsible for all financial matters. Chaired by the Board Treasurer, the Finance Committee consists of Staff and Volunteers who oversee budgeting and financial reports that are approved by the Board of Directors.

PR/Marketing Committee

Oversees all aspects of PR/Marketing needs for Komen Northwest NC including Social Media, Race for the Cure, special events, and PSAs.

Public Policy/Advocacy Committee – Board Committee

Responsible for raising awareness about any legislative/government issues pertaining to Breast Cancer.  Participate in statewide Komen Advocacy group.

Race for the Cure®

Race Leadership Committee is responsible for planning and executing the annual Susan G. Komen Northwest NC Race for the Cure® in accordance with Komen standards. In addition, scores of volunteers are needed for Pre-Race and Race Day activities.

Resource Development Committee – Board Committee

Responsible for oversight of Susan G. Komen Northwest NC donor and sponsorship recruitment, recognition and other Komen Northwest NC fundraising events excluding Race for the Cure®.

Shades of Hope (African-American Outreach Committee)

The vision of Shades of Hope is to ensure that African-American communities within the Komen Northwest NC region are well informed and connected with agencies, organizations and other resources (Komen; its partners, grantees, and sponsors) for the promotion of healthier lives specifically in the area of breast health.

Survivorship in Action Committee

Survivors, Co-Survivors, Pre-Vivors, and friends who organize and implement programs and services for survivors/co-survivors and volunteer at events.

Unidos en Rosa (Hispanic Outreach Committee)

Hispanic women and men committed to organizing community outreach services/events as well as a Race for the Cure Team specifically for the Hispanic Community.

Volunteer Management

Oversee recruitment, orientation, assignments, and recognition for volunteers.

Worship in Pink Committee

Plan and organize an annual Pink Sunday to promote breast health education and awareness through faith communities.